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Thom Hartmann: So what’s the deal with Rick Perry bashing, other than the obvious. Actually at a press conference today, or a press, you know one of these meet and greet things, it wasn’t even a town hall, it was in a restaurant or something like that. He was eating food.
Republican front-runner for President Willard Mitt Romney is swimming in money today.
In 1996 - President Bill Clinton said this:
Please welcome Bill Press, host of The Bill Press Show, in for Thom today!
Republican Congressman from Ohio Steve Chabot doesn’t know jack about the Constitution. Last week – the Congressman – fearing that tough questions asked of him may end up on YouTube – banned constituents from having cameras at his town hall meeting – even employing the police to confiscate recording devices from attendees. Now – the first circuit U.S Court of Appeals has ruled that citizens have a right to film government
At least one Republican has gotten the message. Senator John Thune from South Dakota told a local newspaper that if he’s learned one thing during this August recess holding town hall meetings with constituents – it’s don’t cut Medicare and Social Security. Thune told the paper that that message is one that he’ll be taking back to Washington, DC. Of course – the rest of the Republican Party still doesn’t get it.
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